Archive for October, 2010

OCTOBER 25,2010 – A HISTORICAL DAY FOR FIRE MUTUAL AID

Monday, October 25th, 2010

Today the City of Keene signed the purchase and sales agreement paving the way for Fire Mutual Aid to eventually own the present Keene Central Station at 32 Vernon St. The present central station will become headquarters for Fire Mutual Aid Dispatch Center and will also house the Radio Repair Shop as soon as Keene Fire moves into their new quarters which will be built across the street in the Elm St. parking lot. All photos provided by Capt. Joe Sangermano,Fire Mutual Aid.

Doing the signing on the right side of the picture are Keene City Attorney Thomas P. Mullins and City Manager John A. MacLean.Looking on at the left of the picture are Fire Mutual Aid Chief Philip J. Tirrell and Keene Fire Chief Gary Lamoureux.

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Participating at the signing from left to right: Harry Boynton,President Fire Mutual Aid Board of Dirctors;Chief Philip J. Tirrell,Chief of Fire Mutual Aid;Lt. Tom Redin,President of Fire Mutual Aid Dispatchers’ Association;John A. MacLean,Keene City Manager;Gary Lamoureux,Keene Fire Chief;Capt. Joe Sangermano,Operations Captain Fire Mutual Aid.

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JAFFREY FIRE & RESCUE THERMAL IMAGING CAMERA TRAINING

Monday, October 25th, 2010

Jaffrey Fire Department personnel recently completed a thermal insult recognition class with FETC Services of Keene NH. Firefighters were subjected to multiple live fire evolutions focusing on how to interpret images viewed on the fire department’s (TIC) – thermal imaging camera. Before this technology was available, firefighters were forced to feel their way through thick black smoke. This technique often took a long time to search / locate victims or find a fire in a residence. Firefighters in attendance were trained on how to read and interpret “heat energy signatures” on the cameras screen which will expedite locating potential victims or the fire.
Photo Credit: Sarah Capone Whitney

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JAFFREY FIRE & RESCUE COMPLETE SCBA TRAINING

Monday, October 25th, 2010

The Jaffrey Fire Department recently hosted a certified personal protective equipment and self contained breathing apparatus program. Members from the Temple, Lyndeborough and Jaffrey, NH Fire Department’s completed the 16-hour program which covered all aspects of firefighter safety, limitations and safe operations of their turnout gear and respiratory equipment. The program was delivered by FETC Services of Keene, NH.
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Photo Caption: Lieutenant Kenneth Patria of the Temple FD (left) and Probationary Firefighter Christopher Liles of Jaffrey prepare to enter the New Hampshire Fire Academy’s SCBA Confined Space Trailer for one of many practical evolutions.
Photo Credit FETC Services

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A DAY OF CON-ED IN LYNDEBOROUGH OCTOBER 30,2010

Friday, October 22nd, 2010

Lyndeborough Fire / Wilton Ambulance
Saturday, October 30th from 0900 – 1600 hours
Lyndeborough Central School
192 Forest Road, Lyndeborough
• Wilderness Orthopedic Injuries and Bites/stings
– John Hinds, Director Dartmouth Hitchcock Advanced Response Team.
– 0900 hours – 1200 hours
• DHART Ground Safety Course
– When to call for a helicopter, and how to land one
– John Hinds, Speaker
– 1300 – 1600 hours
For questions, please contact Chief Gary Zirpolo, Wilton Ambulance at 603-654-2222 or via e-mail at Gary.Zirpolo@WLT-EMS.org

EAST DOVER RESCUE TRUCK HAS BEEN FOUND

Thursday, October 21st, 2010

The East Dover Vt. Rescue Truck has been found in Albany,NY and it is on the way back home to East Dover.

PRESS RELEASE FOR STOLEN EAST DOVER RESCUE TRUCK

Wednesday, October 20th, 2010

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IF YOU SEE THIS RESCUE TRUCK……

Wednesday, October 20th, 2010

It was stolen early this morning from the East Dover Vt. Fire Department. This is not a joke. If you see this truck please call 866-352-1291 or dial 911.
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SPOFFORD BARN FIRE OCTOBER 19,2010 16:16 HOURS

Tuesday, October 19th, 2010

First Alarm barn fire with extension to brush and cars.70 Pine Crest Drive. Photos by Capt. Joe Sangermano Fire Mutual Aid.

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Fallen Firefighter’s Memorial in Emmittsburg Maryland

Monday, October 18th, 2010

All Photos by Brian J. Johnson Wilmington Fire Department.

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In Memory of Jack Horton,Marlboro Vt. Assistant Chief who died in the line of duty August 6,2009.

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Bricks on the walkway in memory of Robert A. Maynard Sr. Wilmington Vt. Captain and Clarence “Buzzy” Towne Wilmington,Vt. Assistant Chief.

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UP FOR AUCTION AT NH STATE AUCTION 10/16/2010, 8 AM start time

Wednesday, October 13th, 2010

WHITE FARM, CLINTON STREET, CONCORD NH, NO RESERVE
1977 FORD F750 ALL WHEEL DRIVE BRUSH BREAKER FIRE TRUCK.
APROX 11,200 MILES, 385 GAS ENGINE, 5 SPD STANDARD TRANSMISSION, POSI FRONT AND REAR ENDS,
750 GALLON STEEL TANK NO LEAKS, 240 GALLON WISCONSIN WATER PUMP WITH FOAM SYSTEM.
PUMP AND ROLE CAPABILITIES.TWO LENGTHS OF HARD SUCTION, FULL ROLL CAGES,
20+ TON PTO WINCH WITH NEW CABLE.
This truck is still in service UNTIL 10/7/2010
This truck has been maintained by SG REEDs in Claremont NH

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